FFA students walk to fight hunger


Provided photo FFA members from Milton-Union and Covington before the West Milton CROP Hunger Walk on Oct. 9.


WEST MILTON — On Oct. 9, FFA members from Milton-Union and Covington participated in the West Milton CROP Hunger Walk.

FFA members and their guests walked a total of 3 miles through the West Milton community.

The students collectively gathered more than $200 in donations. Money is raised by participants requesting donations. Of the funds raised, 25 percent stay in Union Township. The rest is used by Church World Service (CWS) as it responds to disasters and to situations of chronic need in the U.S. and throughout the world.

The CROP walk is a demonstration of “Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.”

According to the CROP website, “CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world.”

Provided photo FFA members from Milton-Union and Covington before the West Milton CROP Hunger Walk on Oct. 9.
http://tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Cropwalk.jpgProvided photo FFA members from Milton-Union and Covington before the West Milton CROP Hunger Walk on Oct. 9.
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